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Abbott Senior Process Operator - Sturgis, MI Plant (3rd Shift) in Sturgis, Michigan

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 107,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries

Abbott’s Sturgis, Michigan. , location is an award-winning nutrition manufacturing plant, which recently celebrated its 70th anniversary as part of the community. Working here, you’ll feel part of a family – a family of 400 that works together to help nourish the world.


  • Blend system/triblender

  • Operation and CIP HTST/UHT systems

  • LCP operation and CIP Department/inner-department

  • CIP operation and responsibilities

  • MITS system operation

  • PM responsibilities

  • Documentation

  • Milk/Oil Receiving

  • CIP Operations

  • Ingredient Weighing/additions A rotation, dry blending

  • Forklift operation

  • Casein/PIW System

  • Slurry Room Operations

  • Contribute to the overall effectiveness of the plant operations by producing high quality products in a timely manner for various filling/packaging lines

  • The department will accomplish this objective in accordance with GMP, SMP and safety requirements with minimum product/ingredient loss through efficient use and maximum utilization of manpower assigned

  • The position requires a high degree of attention to detail and an ability to think critically

You’ll also be accountable for providing excellent customer service to the production teams and meeting our compliance standards including FDA, OSHA and Abbott policies and procedures.



  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Examples of Problem Solving or Decision Making CIP problem - product residue noted on post CIP inspection

  • Investigate degree of residue and probable cause

  • Decide if equipment can be satisfactorily hand cleaned, pressure cleaned or CIP’d again

  • Notify supervisor and proceed

  • Other (quality issues, procedural issues, etc.)

  • Needs to have basic understanding of tools and have a basic mechanical aptitude

  • Processing mission is to produce products for all filling lines

  • Processing will process batches according to schedule requirements, equipment capacity, ingredient availability, etc.


  • Prior job experience within manufacturing plant


At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • A fast-paced work environment where your safety is our priority

  • Production areas that are clean, well-lit and temperature-controlled

  • Training and career development , with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance

  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans

  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs

  • Paid time off

  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match

  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: www.abbottbenefits.com (http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx)

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.Connect with us at www.abbott.com (http://www.abbott.com/) , on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email corpjat@abbott.com